Melanie Dennis

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Startups

Argentine archaeologists find secret Nazi lair in jungle

Stone structures in the remote region of Misiones are thought to be the ruins of a hideout build by Nazis, in case their leaders needed to flee Germany<p>A team of <b>Argentine</b> archaeologists investigating a series of ruins in the jungle, close to the border with Paraguay, believe they have discovered a</b> …

9 Daily Habits of Exceptional Entrepreneurs

<i>“The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.”</i> – Samuel Johnson<p>What you do is important, but what …

8 Steps to Crushing Ridiculous Goals

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>ridiculous<p><b>adjective</b> <br>1. causing or worthy of ridicule or derision; absurd; preposterous; laughable: “<i>a ridiculous plan.</i>”<p>Think of the most notable entrepreneurs -- the Richard Bransons and the Elon Musks. Do you think there were people that …

Motivation

Inside the psychology of productivity

You wake up with it in the morning and go to bed thinking about it at night: an ever-crushing load of emails, meetings, conference calls, and tasks that needed to get done yesterday. Family time means reading sales reports in the room where your kids are playing video games. For entrepreneurs, …

Nelle Harper Lee and Her Novels

<i>Harper Lee, 1962</i><p>Scout Finch is a child to whom reading came naturally, she states, as naturally "as learning to fasten the seat of my union suit without looking around, or achieving two bows from a snarl of shoelaces." I loved reading, as Scout did -- though I probably read <i>To Kill A Mockingbird</i> …

Literature

Learn How to Manage Your Time With These 5 Steps | Inc.com

Your dream has always been to be your own boss. To do business the way you knew it should be done. To offer a great service or product. To stand behind your promise. To make a difference.<p>Time management is one of the biggest challenges you face as an entrepreneur. You may have no resources other …

Time Management
Customer Service
Entrepreneurship

Three Easy Hairstyles for Your Workout

I know we probably don't give our hair much thought as we head for a workout. While a ponytail is usually a go-to when exercising, I hate strays and …

Hair

Building a Strong Startup

<i>The Future of Entrepreneurship Panel</i><p>Today, entrepreneurship activity are at its historical highest, scrambling to meet a wide range of needs in the market and respond to yet undiscovered demands. Rapidly increasing globalization continues to shift equilibriums, such that a constant supply of …

Entrepreneurship

The return of the egg? New dietary guidelines may downplay cholesterol risks

Eating a whole egg, yolks and all, has gotten a bad reputation over the years, but new dietary guidelines may send egg white-only omelets by the wayside. The recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which are now under review, are expected to downplay the importance of …

Nutrition

5 Cardio Myths You Need to Stop Believing

<b>MYTH #2: If you don't have an hour to commit to the cardio gods, it's not worth it.</b> <b><br>FACT:</b> Flat-out not true. <i>All</i> body movement has benefits in terms of calorie burn. What you can change, though, is how efficiently you burn them. "You may be able to do steady-state cardio longer, and burn more …

Harper Lee 'hurt and humiliated' by speculation she was duped into releasing new book

Lawyer pushes back against suspicions the 88-year-old author is too frail to have signed off on release of Go Set a Watchman<p>Harper Lee is "hurt and humiliated" by suggestions that she has been manipulated into <b>releasing a second book more than fifty years</b> after the publication of To Kill a …

6 Things John Oliver Should Tackle Next

In the first season of John Oliver’s acclaimed show <i>Last Week Tonight</i>, the comedian proved he has a knack for bringing the world’s attention to …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

Did the New Game of Thrones Special Spoil a Major Character Death?

Last night HBO aired a 30 minute documentary called <i>A Day in the Life</i> which took place over the course of one day (allegedly) and in several different countries. You can watch the entire special here.<p>Or, if you like, you can just scroll through the highlights I’ve curated below. There are no <i>real</i> …

Why Is Benedict Cumberbatch Dressing Like an Old-School Sherlock?

Benedict Cumberbatch and co-star Martin Freeman have been spotted on a <i>Sherlock</i> film set in costumes that are more 1885 than 2015, further fueling …

TV

The Historical Truth Behind Thomas' Tragic Revelation on Downton Abbey

<b>Contains spoilers for the episode of Downton Abbey that aired in the U.S. on Feb. 8, 2015</b><p>After several episodes that left viewers wondering what …

TV

IKEA TV Stand Designs You Can Build Yourself

Most often, TVs are placed on a stand and it’s not because of the tradition but because it’s simply practical to save a piece of furniture that …

Stress Tip: Unplug For 30 Minutes Before Bed

<i>For the next 30 days, GPS for the Soul and meQuilibrium are providing you tips on how to live a healthier, happier and stress-free life. See the previous stress tips here.</i><p>Look, you know this. The worse your sleep, the more vulnerable you are to thoughts and reactions that amp up your stress -- …

Sleep

What are your personal and career goals for 2015?

In the mad dash to the end of the year, it's easy to be swept into the busyness of the season. But amidst the rush, take time for yourself to reflect on 2014 before diving into the year ahead.<p>Each year, I write up 12 questions to help reflect on the year past and to get ready to start anew. This …

How did the Romans celebrate ‘Christmas’?

It is today associated with decorations, gift giving and indulgence. But how did the Romans celebrate during the festive season? Dr Carey Fleiner, a …

Birth of Joseph Smith

The apostle of the Mormons came from a poor farming family, scratching a living in New England and moving on frequently in search of opportunity. He …

Salt Lake City

Behavioural economics: why we think much less than we think we think… and why it’s important

Behavioural economics says we are sometimes rational, but most of the time our rationality is limited by our ability to work things out, the large …

Coaching Leaders: Understanding Complex Environments

By Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron<p>“The term complexity captures the greater levels of uncertainty, ambiguity, interdependences and interrelatedness that now …

You Are Making More Unconscious Decisions Than You Ever Realized

What makes us decide? At one level, this seems like an easy question: we think our options through, pick the one we like best and act on it.<p>If we dig a little deeper, though, the question becomes more difficult to answer. How do we settle on what our options are? What makes us prefer one option to …

The Brain

Joint Food

A protective diet keeps your knees, hips, and ankles healthy - or helps them heal from injury.<p>Your joints are built to withstand incredible forces. Within each is a capsule filled with synovial fluid that cushions and nourishes your cartilage. It's your cartilage that allows bones to pass over and …

Pain

Weight loss - The Running Bug